Cafes Around Novus Giri Worth a Visit You Ought To Check Out
Puncak is a well-known destination for Jakartans who are looking for a quick escape from their hectic life in the megalopolis. Cool air, luxury resorts, culinary treasures, tea plantations are some of the things well akin to the area. Puncak is a galore for explorations, especially in recent times when unique cafes and trendy concept restaurants have become staple fixtures that draw people from all walks of life.
Today, we’ll list down some of the most hyped cafes and restaurants that are well-favored among our guests here in Novus Giri. May it serve as inspiration for you to visit when you’re staying with us. Let's begin!
1. The Lake House
Located in the middle of a pine forest hidden from plain view, The Lake House boasts an enormous manmade lake that comes with a sunken seating area, giving the illusion that one is dining in the center of the lake. Its beautiful indoor and outdoor setting makes it one of the most instagrammable places in Bogor- Puncak. They serve familiar Western favorites like pizza and pasta alongside beloved Indonesian comfort food. One of the winning aspects of this cafe is the wonderful architecture that successfully blends the building with the nature surrounding it, creating a magical-like space that makes you want to stay for more than just a meal.
2. Nicole’s Kitchen & Lounge
A favorite haunt among families, Nicole’s Kitchen & Lounge offers a panoramic view of the majestic mountains in Puncak on its 2nd-floor lounge. Enjoy their decadent dessert offerings that will delight any individual with a sweet tooth. . If dessert is not your thing, there are always savory finger bites and ‘Nusantara-inspired’ dishes to keep you satiated.
3. Bavarian Haus Bratwurst 'n Grill
If you fancy yourself a good old homeland of Bavarian classics, then a stop to Bavarian Hause Bratwurst ‘n Grill is a must! Featuring a traditional rustic Southern German interior- iconic wood paneling, gingham tablecloths, and matching trinkets to boot-, a visit here will instantly feel like you’re transported to Germany. Enjoy traditional Bavarian specialties like the wiener schnitzel, braised beef with apple, and German sausage with onion gravy.
4. Vilo Gelato Puncak
This gelato house brand has been taking Jakarta by storm with its delicious locally-made gelato with unique flavors. Vilo Gelato consistently surprises its patrons with Indonesian-inspired flavors such as Klepon, Cendol or Kaya and more. Apart from their mouth-watering creations, Vilo Gelato often dresses their cafe in a unique concept. This one in Puncak boasts a glass-house-looking exterior with an airy interior filled with plants; the cafe itself is nestled beside the river! You can enjoy a delicious cup of creamy gelato with a beautiful natural backdrop!
5. Sama Dengan Coffee
True coffee lovers would not want to miss this spot when they’re visiting Novus Giri! Located just 10-minutes away from our resort, Sama Dengan Coffee is passionate about its cup of java. You can enjoy mixing your own coffee or order their highly popular single-origin coffee for your afternoon pick me up. Their delish Indonesian menu, in-house waffle, and famous sweet potato fries are not to be missed! A perfect place to take your family and friends to catch up as you revel in the beauty of the mountain.
6. Roofpark Cafe & Restaurant Puncak
A hip restaurant that is popular among young families who are vacationing in Puncak. As its name suggests, Roofpark Cafe features an outdoor rooftop dining area where one can enjoy the cool air and a picturesque view of Puncak’s mountain ranges. Apart from its rooftop feature, the cafe boasts a unique interior that includes a bird’s nest-like gazebo and a glasshouse private dining area. One of the cafe’s highlights includes their famous ‘Paket Liwetan’ where a spread of Nasi Liwet is served on the table ‘botram’ style - a traditional communal Sundanese feast party where food is laid out on banana leaf and everyone eats together with their hands.
7. Kopi Hutan Hujan
A charming hole-in-the-wall cafe, this is a haven for coffee enthusiasts who are serious about their cup of java. A popular pitstop for a lot of trekkers of Mountain Gede, this cafe is cozy and authentic in its vibe. The menu is kept tight and they serve mostly local favorites like Nasi Goreng, Roti Bakar, and a good mixture of sweet and savory dishes. If you’re looking for an unpretentious cafe in Puncak, Kopi Hutan Hujan is the place.
We hope that you'll enjoy your time here at Novus Giri Resort as much as we enjoyed putting this list together for you. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, do approach us, we’ll be happy to make other recommendations so you can carve an unforgettable experience for you and your family.
*Do contact our concierge, if you require transportation to any of the local spots mentioned.
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